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Parks & Trails

Get out and explore the natural beauty of Pickering! Whatever the adventure, you are sure to find the perfect outdoor spot for your favourite seasonal activities.

Pickering is home to over 220 hectares of open space and parkland, including over 85 parks, numerous sports fields and trails, and 3 conservation areas.

One of Pickering's gems is its waterfront. Of the 7.6 kilometres of Lake Ontario waterfront, approximately 5 kilometres is publicly accessible - 2.7 kilometres being beach. This doesn't even include all the parkland around Frenchman's Bay and the Hydro Marsh!

Pickering also has a number of creeks including the Petticoat, Amberlea, Dunbarton, Pine, Ganatsekiagon and Duffins Creeks, with wooded valley lands that extend from the waterfront, up through the urban areas.

Maintained by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, the conservation areas in Pickering include Petticoat Creek, Claremont Conservation Area and Greenwood Conservation Area.

Adjacent to the westerly boundary of Pickering is the Rouge Park. This park is a unique combination of woodlands, valleys, meadows and farmlands that were set apart to create one of the largest parks in an urban area in North America.

Explore our parks today.

Pickering Parks & Facilities Database

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Help us take care of our parks and trails by reporting any signs of graffiti, illegal dumping, litter or vandalism.